SSO Easy provides your company with secure access to Dish Network Information Center, while enabling authentication via Active Directory, or via countless other login sources, while leveraging SAML 2.0. Employees can access Dish Network Information Center with just one click following their initial login to Active Directory, or any other authentication source. Administrators can control and easily manage who has access to Dish Network Information Center. SSO Easy's Dish Network Information Center Single Sign-On (SSO) solution with the desired authentication integration, while leveraging SAML 2.0, is easy-to-use and fast to deploy, with free setup and support.
Users log in once, allowing them to launch Dish Network Information Center and numerous other web apps with a single click of a link. Single sign-on helps employees save time, prevents lost or forgotten passwords, and reduces the risk of password phishing for your organization.
Established in March 1996, DISH Network is the leader in technology and HD programming, and currently serves more than 14.3 million customers. The corporate office is based in the Meridian Complex located in Englewood, Colorado. DISH Network, a publicly traded Fortune 200 company, is the media and entertainment arm of its former parent company, EchoStar Communications Corporation, founded in 1980 by Charlie Ergen, Candy Ergen and Jim DeFranco. The two companies officially split in 2008 - EchoStar becoming the source for the technology DISH Network uses to offer TV services - and Charlie Ergen remained at the helm of both entities. DISH Network is known as the value leader among all television providers. The company has a reputation for keeping costs low internally in order to pass savings on to subscribers. An enterprise-wide motto is to "spend money like it's your own." Following that mantra, DISH Network chooses to make careful investments. The company is notorious for negotiating fair contracts with programmers to ensure the best quality programming for customers at the greatest value. Additionally, DISH Network focuses on improving customer service, an investment that has paid off as DISH Network is first in Customer Satisfaction among all cable and satellite providers according to the 2010 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) survey results for the country's largest cable and satellite TV providers.
Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0 (SAML 2.0) is a version of the SAML standard for exchanging authentication and authorization data between security domains. SAML 2.0 is an XML-based protocol that uses security tokens containing assertions to pass information about a principal (usually an end user) between a SAML authority, named an Identity Provider, and a SAML consumer, named a Service Provider. SAML 2.0 enables web-based authentication and authorization scenarios including cross-domain single sign-on (SSO), which helps reduce the administrative overhead of distributing multiple authentication tokens to the user. By using SAML 2.0, organizations can be more competitive in their market, by moving faster than competitors. Organizations who leverage SAML 2.0 can be less prone to be hacked, to experience a security breach, or experience or a data breach, by leveraging SAML 2.0.
SSO Easy is the world leader in cloud based Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions. SSO Easy's flagship product - EasyConnect - is deployed in production by thousands of clients, enables secure and seamless Single Sign On for millions of users, who access thousands of SaaS services and internal applications. Among countless implementation options which exist for deploying EasyConnect, SSO Easy customers can enable Single Sign On with Active Directory integration, using SAML 2.0, quickly and easily, and the solution is extremely cost-effective.
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Active Directory (AD) is a directory service that Microsoft developed for Windows domain networks. It is included in most Windows Server operating systems as a set of processes and services. Initially, Active Directory was only in charge of centralized domain management. Starting with Windows Server 2008, however, Active Directory became an umbrella title for a broad range of directory-based identity-related services. A server running Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) is called a domain controller. It authenticates and authorizes all users and computers in a Windows domain type networkÛÓassigning and enforcing security policies for all computers and installing or updating software. For example, when a user logs into a computer that is part of a Windows domain, Active Directory checks the submitted password and determines whether the user is a system administrator or normal user. Also, it allows management and storage of information, provides authentication and authorization mechanisms, and establishes a framework to deploy other related services: Certificate Services, Federated Services, Lightweight Directory Services and Rights Management Services. Active Directory uses Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) versions 2 and 3, Microsoft's version of Kerberos, and DNS.